Dale City Little League: Welcome

Upcoming Games
Date Event Time Location
Fri 5/22 Baseball WBLL AAA Pirates vs. DCLL Minor Dodgers 7:00 PM WBLL - Vets #2
Tue 5/26 Baseball TB-Dodgers vs. TB-Nationals 6:00 PM Rec Cen #3
Tue 5/26 Baseball MP-White Sox vs. MP-Pirates 6:00 PM Rec Cen #2
Tue 5/26 Baseball DCLL Minor Nationals vs. WBLL AAA Reds 7:00 PM Turley-2
Tue 5/26 Baseball DCLL Major Pirates vs. WBLL Major Yankees 7:00 PM Turley-1
Wed 5/27 Baseball MP-Orioles vs. MP-White Sox 6:00 PM Rec Cen #2
Wed 5/27 Baseball DCLL Minor White Sox vs. WBLL AAA Marlins 7:00 PM Turley-2
Wed 5/27 Baseball WBLL Jr-Yankees vs. DCLL Jr-River Bandits 7:00 PM WBLL - Vets #3
Wed 5/27 Baseball DCLL Major Yankees vs. WBLL Major Dodgers 7:00 PM Turley-1
Thu 5/28 Baseball TB-Orioles vs. TB-Pirates 6:00 PM Rec Cen #3
Thu 5/28 Baseball MP-Dodgers vs. MP-Orioles 6:00 PM Rec Cen #2
Thu 5/28 Baseball WBLL AAA Cardinals vs. DCLL Minor Nationals 7:00 PM Turley-1
Thu 5/28 Baseball DCLL Minor Pirates vs. WBLL AAA Cubs 7:00 PM Turley-2
Thu 5/28 Baseball WBLL AAA Nationals vs. DCLL Minor Dodgers 7:00 PM WBLL - Vets #1
Recent Games
Date Event Time Location
Sat 5/16 Baseball DCLL Minor White Sox vs. DCLL Minor Dodgers 10:00 AM Turley-2
Sat 5/16 Baseball WBLL Major Nationals: 12 - DCLL Major Yankees: 1 10:00 AM WBLL - Vets #2
Sat 5/16 Baseball DCLL Major Pirates: 16 - WBLL Major Dodgers: 5 10:00 AM Turley-1
Sat 5/16 Baseball TB-Dodgers vs. TB-Pirates 11:00 AM Rec Cen #3
Sat 5/16 Baseball TB-Nationals vs. TB-Orioles 1:00 PM Rec Cen #3
Sat 5/16 Baseball MP-Nationals vs. MP-White Sox 1:00 PM Rec Cen #1
Sat 5/16 Baseball MP-Pirates: 5 - MP-Dodgers: 17 1:00 PM Rec Cen #2
Sat 5/16 Baseball DCLL Minor Nationals vs. WBLL AAA Orioles 1:00 PM Turley-1
Sat 5/16 Baseball WBLL Jr-Cubs: 9 - DCLL Jr-River Bandits: 10 1:00 PM WBLL - Vets #3
Sat 5/16 Baseball WBLL Sr-Reds: 5 - DCLL Sr-Rebels: 13 4:00 PM WBLL - Vets #3
Mon 5/18 Baseball DCLL Minor Pirates vs. DCLL Minor White Sox 7:00 PM Turley-2
Tue 5/19 Baseball TB-Orioles vs. TB-Nationals 6:00 PM Rec Cen #3
Tue 5/19 Baseball MP-Pirates vs. MP-Nationals 6:00 PM Rec Cen #2
Tue 5/19 Baseball DCLL Major Pirates: 10 - DCLL Major Yankees: 10 7:00 PM Turley-1
Wed 5/20 Baseball TB-Pirates vs. TB-Dodgers 6:00 PM Rec Cen #1
Wed 5/20 Baseball DCLL Minor Dodgers vs. WBLL AAA Yankees 7:00 PM Turley-2
Wed 5/20 Baseball DCLL Jr-River Bandits vs. CLL Jr-Angels 7:00 PM Easterly Field (Leitch Park)
Upcoming Events
Date Event Time Location
Fri 5/29 star Manager's Game 7:00 PM Easterly Field (Leitch Park)
Mon 6/1 star Monthly BOD Meeting 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Turley Clubhouse
Sat 6/13 star DCLL Night at the P-Nats 6:30 PM Pfitzner Stadium
Mon 6/15 star Closing Ceremonies 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM TBA

DCLL Night with the Potomac Nationals:

Dale City Little League will have a night with the Potomac Nationals on Saturday June 13th. Game starts at 6:35 PM & the gates are open at 5:00 PM. Tickets are $5.00 for Grandstand Seats. Ticket Order deadline is Monday June 1st. For more information or to purchase tickets please contact Bev Francis at bafrancis3@comcast.net . Please click here to see the Flyer with all of the information.   Tickets may be purchased at all of the concession stands anytime they are open for games.

 

Manager's Game:

The Annual Managers/Coaches Game will take place on Friday, May 29th at 7:00 at Leitch Field. Managers, Coaches & Parents are eligible to play. You must be 18 years or older to participate. Please email Bev Francis with your intention to play no later than Wednesday, May 27th at bafrancis3@comcast.net . So start warming up.

All Stars:

DCLL will put out All Star teams in 3 divisions this season. Seniors, Majors(12-11 year olds) & Minors(9-10 year old Division). 

Local Rules, Division Team Goals & Permits have been posted in the Handouts Section tab on the left hand side of the Home Page.

 

Coangelo Summer Baseball Clincs:

The Colangelo Group will conduct their summer baseball clinics at Hylton High School. There will be 2 clinics; July 27th thru July 30th & August 2nd thru August 6th. Mike & his staff provide excellent training for players 7 thru 14. For more information on the clinics click here to read the brochure.

 

Coupons from Dick's Sporting Goods Store.

  In addition, below is a link to a Dicks Sporting Goods coupon for 10-20% off select items and is valid now through June 27th.  

http://www.mydickssportinggoods.com/crmcdn/getoffer.aspx?offer_entity_code=O21LMHD7&token=NJ18ho0msU4udM8sGAtZ-NSYpuviUXXsJVVaCTngbjDzCE5CdU01XkcEa2hsn8pWaUb4ELp4u80TJldiDh2org2

 

 LL World Series Team Disqualifies for Using Non-League Players:

Here is an interesting story about the Little League World Series Champions being disqualified for recruiting players from leagues other than their own. Please click on the link to read:

 http://www.littleleague.org/media/llnewsarchive/2015/January-April/little-league-jrw-ruling.htm 

Equipment: 

 There is a new rule for the 2015 Little League season that states that "helmets must have a non-glare surface and cannot be mirror like in nature" (1.16). Parents please don't buy gear only to find that it is not legal.

 

DCLL Managers/Coaches:

Here is the link for the on-line concussion training:

http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadsUp/Training/indesx.html

Managers & Coaches, there a serveral very good practice & instructional drill packets under the Handouts Tab in the Coaches Corner Section.  

You may download the Manager/Coaches Application Form by clicking here or by going to the Handouts Section on the left hand side of the Home Page.  You may download the Volunteer Form by clicking here or by going to the Handouts Section on the left hand side of the Home Page. All Manager & Coach applicants must complete the Volunteer Form & submit it with their Application. 

   

Spring Practices:

 Please call the weather lines to verify that the fields are open for play before your teams show up. The weather line numbers are 703-792-3286 for the Turley Fields and 703-792-3283 for Leitch & the REC fields ( the line will say for fields in the Independent Hill Area). Field status will be posted after 3:00 PM on weekdays, at 7:00 AM and again at 12:00 PM on Saturdays.

 

Volunteers

DCLL still needs volunteers to serve on the Board of Directors, manage,coach or help on the field. You may download the volunteer form by clicking here. or by going to the Handouts tab on the left side of the Home Page & clicking on the form.

Practice Schedule: 

Here is a quick link to the practice schedule:  https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=dcllequipment@gmail.com

 

Umpires Needed!!!

Dale City is looking for adult volunteer umpires. If you are willing to umpire(home plate or field) a minimun of 6 games you will get your registration fee refunded for 1 player. You must complete the 6 game requirement before the refund is issued. All you will need for apparel  is an umpire shirt, you may use the leagues or you may purchase one for $35.00. Home plate gear will be provided by DCLL. You are required to take 1 umpire training class. Please contact Zachary Herritt at the email address listed below if you are interested. 

If you are interested in umpiring, please contact ZacharyHerritt: herrittz@yahoo.com

 

Looking To Be a Sponsor in DCLL:

Listed below are the different levels of sponsorship that your business can choose.

Platinum Level - ($650.00 & above) Receive recognition listed in silver level and in addition will receive your business name to appear on the back of each players jersey for one team and a banner with your business logo/name to be displayed at one of our fields.

Gold Level - ($500.00 - $649.00) Receive recognition listed in both bronze and silver level and in addition you will have a choice to receive either your business name to appear on the back of each players jersey for one team or have a banner with your business logo/name to be displayed at one of our fields.

Silver Level - ($250.00 - $499.00) Receive recognition listed in the bronze level and in addition you will receive a sponsor plaque to display in your place of business showing your support.

Bronze Level - (under $250.00) Recognition on our league website.

We look forward to your generous contribution to our league. We assure you that any amount you choose will be greatly appreciated and will make a difference for our children to have a successful season. Please contact Dave Arndt with any questions via email at dcllequipment@gmail.com .  Sponsorship forms can be downloaded here Sponsorship Letter.

 

Looking to Volunteer with DCLL: 

The BOD welcomes anyone who would volunteer their time any area to assist the league. For more information, please contact Bev Francis at bafrancis3@comcast.net.

 

Dale City LL Spring/Fall Registration Facts: 

 Click on the following link to read about Registrations to see what is required & what DCLL provides: Fact Sheet

 

League Boundries: 

To find out which league boundary you live in click here: http://www.vad9.org/Page%202.html

 

District 9 Website: 

To get to the D9 website please click on this link: http://www.vad9.org/ . This link is also located in the links tab on the side of the Home Page.

 

Little League is an all-volunteer organization. It takes many dedicated volunteers to make YOUR league a success each year. Anyone interested in joining the DCLL Board of Directors or just volunteering to help out please contact League President Bev Francis at bafrancis3@comcast.net . 



Umpire
The Umpire's Plate - 2015 Umpire Training and News

MANAGERS, COACHES, PARENTS, AND KIDS (13-19):

Umpire training will begin Friday, February 6th thru Friday March 27th. Times will be from 7:00 PM - 8:30  PM. All training will be at the Turley Clubhouse. If you have never taken DCLL umpire training, you MUST attend ALL training classes.  If you are an experienced umpire, then you must let me know which 1 day you can make.

Junior umpires do get paid for their time. $30 for plate; $20 for field. Adults umpires are purely on a voluntary basis and do not get paid.

Age 12 kids wanting to try umpiring, please feel free to join ALL the training classes.  I will give you a try.

Any Questions?  E-mail me herrittz@yahoo.com

 



Composite Bats
Composite Bat Restrictions

 

 

COMPOSITE BAT RESTRICTIONS UPDATE:

Please Check the list before purchasing a new bat for this spring. All bats will be checked & composites not on the approved list will not be allowed.

Little League International has imposed restrictions on composite bats for all divisions (T-Ball to Bigs). Click here to read the article on this issue. Since the original announcement on December 30, 2010, an increasing number of composite bats have received waivers from Little League Baseball to be used. Below are the links that have the bats approved for use by Little League Baseball for the 2012 season.

Click here for list & bat information. http://www.littleleague.org/learn/equipment/baseballbatinfo/batrules.htm